Lucious Barnes

PROFILE:

I've been a huge fan and critic of games and movies ever since I had a voice to speak about them. I love power and influence of great storytelling, interactive and otherwise, and now want to be more than just a consumer. My biggest strength in this regard? Almost every time, I'm fair all the time.

Posts by Lucious Barnes:

Metatheory Podcast debut episode – Gamescom rocks our world this week

by , and 7 days ago

    Come one, come all, to the very first episode of the Metatheory Podcast hosted right here at Gaming Trend! We're very proud to bring this show to you on a …

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    A Blissful Purgatory – Divinity: Original Sin Review

    by and 2 weeks ago

    Divinity: Original Sin is a title that seems to speak to a certain kind of player. The gameplay requires experience, and to get the most out of it means having …

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    TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

    by , and 3 weeks ago

      It’s Friday, which means it’s time to hunker down in our man (or lady) caves, reinforced by a fortress of snack foods and beverages, and sit far too close to …

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      A nice straw hat, but a little loose- One Piece: Unlimited World Red review

      by 3 weeks ago

      Right off the bat, I’ll tell you that One Piece: Unlimited World Red isn’t a terrible game. It isn’t even a bad game. At its worst, Unlimited World Red is …

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      TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

      by , , and 4 weeks ago

        This weekend is arguably the biggest weekend for nerds the world over as millions of us will have our eyes glued to our screens for great geek news when San …

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        Destiny Beta – What works, what doesn’t, and why it may be the best shooter yet

        by , , , , , and 4 weeks ago

        Destiny. It won our Best Shooter of E3 2014 against very stiff competition. It’s been a heavy topic of conversation in several of our Weekend Lineups, and it has been …

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        Still meching to its own beat – Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn review

        by 1 month ago

        Koei’s Warriors franchise is a lot like the Hostess Cakes of videogames. Sure they aren’t particularly good and just different versions of the same thing, but when you have a …

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        TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup – Explosive Edition

        by , and 2 months ago

          WE WILL NOT GO QUIETLY INTO THE NIGHT The Fourth of July is a holiday when family and friends all over America get together to show loyalty to their nation …

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          Overtaking the standard- World of Speed first look

          by 2 months ago

            Racing titles are among the first of video gaming staples. Over the years the genre has been described as everything from classic to tired, but they have always been there. …

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            Slow and steady is the pace… -Lords of the Fallen first look

            by 2 months ago

              What’s the difference between a game being hard, and being obtuse? Where do you draw the line between a challenge and a tedious time-sink? These are obstacles most games answer …

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              A party of pinballs – Rollers of the Realm first look

              by 2 months ago

                I’ve never liked pinball. Sure, I’ve had the odd game or two decades ago when I was 3 feet tall and needed something to do in the local Laundromat while …

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                The brightest knight– Batman: Arkham Knight preview

                by 2 months ago

                  Anyone who’s played the Arkham games is intimately familiar with their formula for bringing the Batman experience to life. Whether it’s snatching enemies into the shadows, incapacitating them with fantastic …

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